India: From sea level to 700 m altitude, reported on Mangifera indica. Bihar, West Bengal, Sikkim, Assam, Tripura, Meghalaya, Orissa and Andaman & Nicobar Islands; Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, China, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia to New Guinea as per BSI flora of India;



Attached images may be Helixanthera ligustrina (Wall.) Danser. Please validate. 
Date :19.02.2015
Location: Assam
Family : Loranthaceae
Genus & species :  Helixanthera ligustrina (Wall.) Danser
Habitat: Grows as parasite on Zizyphus mauritiana

Habit : Stem parasite

efi page on Helixanthera ligustrina  

Inflorescence and bud characters (except colour, though buds can be green as per eFI record), I think, qualify but the problems are (1) BSI doesn’t record the presence in Assam and (2) host species belong to different families.

Please wait for blooming flower, it should be pink or scarlet or yellow (BSI).

I am really sorry, I missed the bud characters entirely. The flower seems to be 6-merous (please see the part of pic6 attached here). It is not Helixanthera ligustrina (Wall.) Danser.

Please check probability of Macrosolen cochinchinensis (Lour.) Tiegh.

here is part of hte pic-6

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Though there is no info on the host plant being a Rhamnaceae member, the buds in the attached plates suggest 6-merous flower, and it should be Macrosolen cochinchinensis (lour.) Teigh.

Attached images are Macrosolen cochinchinensis (Lour.) Tiegh (my earlier upload—l/l/loranthaceae/macrosolen/macrosolen-cochinchinensis).
Date :29.02. 2020
Location: Assam

Family : Loranthaceae
Genus & species : Macrosolen cochinchinensis (Lour.) Tiegh
Habitat: Grows as parasite on Zizyphus mauritiana
Habit : Stem parasite

SK 2656 10 July 2020 : 14 posts by 2 authors. 13 images- 6 to 7 mb each.
Location: Kathmandu
Date: 28 June 2020
Elevation: 1786m.
Habit : Wild
Looks different from Macrosolen cochinchinensis (Lour.) Tiegh. as I feel !

On through scrutiny as per details and comparative images at Macrosolen, it is Macrosolen cochinchinensis (Lour.) Tiegh. only, which is the only species found in Nepal.

Macrosolen cochinchinensis (Lour.) Tiegh. : 7 posts by 1 author. 7 images- 6 to 7 mb each.

Location: Sundarijal, Kathmandu
Date: 07 August 2020
Elevation: 1593 m.

Habit : Wild 

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